Ames High School



Ames High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ames High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 332
10 320
11 315
12 303

Ames High School is a public high school of the Ames Community School District located in Ames, IA. It has 1,270 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ames High School is the 26th largest public high school in Iowa and the 4,421st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,270
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 78.15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,421st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 26th out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 313th out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 30th out of 366

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Ames High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 653
(51%)
653
(51%)
 Female 617
(49%)
617
(49%)

Ames High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 910
(72%)
910
(72%)
 Asian 113
(9%)
113
(9%)
 Black 101
(8%)
101
(8%)
 Hispanic 89
(7%)
89
(7%)
 Two or More 53
(4%)
53
(4%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ames High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 959
(76%)
959
(76%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 262
(21%)
262
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(4%)
49
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ames High School is ranked 41st out of 362 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ames High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.5%) is lower than the state average of 36.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Ames High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1495
2006 1439
2007 1451
2008 1417
2009 1422
2010 1406
2011 1375
2012 1328
2013 1271
2014 1271
2015 1270

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 15
2007 15.6
2008 15
2009 15.4
2010 18.6
2011 17.2
2012 16.8
2013 16.3
2014 16.2
2015 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13444816053512
2006 0.12786657400973
2007 0.14403859407305
2008 0.17007762879323
2009 0.18776371308017
2010 0.19985775248933
2011 0.20581818181818
2012 0.20481927710843
2013 0.20220298977183
2014 0.22816679779701
2015 0.24488188976378

Compare Ames High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.5%
 
State Average 36.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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